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  • My Mom and the American Dream

    Over 40 years ago, my mom decided to do what so many moms had done before her. She decided to leave her home country so that her children could have a better life with more opportunity, better education, and freedom -- she decided to immigrate to the United States. As we celebrate Mother's Day this year, let's pause to think of immigrant moms like mine who would stop at nothing to give their kids a better life with more opportunity. Let's rededicate ourselves to finding commonsense solutions and support the President's plan to fix our broken immigration system.

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  • Let’s Fix our Immigration System

    In his weekly address, President Obama talks about the need to fix our immigration system and expand trade to Latin America. If you agree with him that we need immigration reform, sign the petition below.

    In his weekly address, President Obama talks about the need to fix our immigration system and expand trade to Latin America. If you agree that we need immigration reform, sign the petition below.

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  • Sound Policies for a Sustainable Future

    One of the greatest challenges we face is how to repair, rebuild and revitalize our environment. Under President Obama's leadership, we're making progress. Instead of ignoring our problems, this administration has tackled environmental issues with comprehensive, meaningful reforms — the likes of which we haven't seen in decades. In honor of Earth Day, check out a few of the many ways President Obama is working to create a cleaner, greener, more sustainable future for our kids.

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  • America Stands with the City of Boston

    In his weekly address, President Obama spoke to the American people about the act of terror at the Boston Marathon and praised first responders for their courage and compassion

    In his weekly address, President Obama spoke to the American people about the act of terror at the Boston Marathon and praised first responders for their courage and compassion

  • A Shameful Day in Washington

    90 percent of Americans support background checks, but 90 percent of Republicans in the Senate caved to the NRA’s lobbying machine and blocked the vote. We are not backing down. Round two starts now.

    90 percent of Americans support background checks, but 90 percent of Republicans in the Senate caved to the NRA’s lobbying machine and blocked the vote. We are not backing down. Round two starts now.

    TELL CONGRESS

  • Heroism and kindness

    ''What the world saw yesterday in the aftermath of the explosions were stories of heroism and kindness, and generosity and love. If you want to know who we are, what America is, how we respond to evil -- that’s it. Selflessly. Compassionately. Unafraid.'' -- President Obama
  • Honoring Every Victim of Gun Violence

    This week, President Obama asked Francine Wheeler to give the White House weekly address. The Wheelers lost their 6-year-old son, Ben, in Newtown. She is one of the many victims of gun violence calling on Congress to take action. We can honor the Wheelers and all victims of gun violence by demonstrating the courage to take action to reduce it. Watch this powerful weekly address and then add your voice to call for common-sense reforms.

    This week, President Obama asked Francine Wheeler to give the White House weekly address. The Wheelers lost their 6-year-old son, Ben, in Newtown. She is one of the many victims of gun violence calling on Congress to take action.

    We can honor the Wheelers and all victims of gun violence by demonstrating the courage to take action to reduce it. Watch this powerful weekly address and then add your voice to call for common-sense reforms.

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